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    Bestwood Black Dianonds Require a new Musical Director

    Bestwood Black Diamonds 4th section based in Bestwood Village Nottingham require a new Musical Director. The band that came 4th at the recent area championships have a full concert and contest diary for the rest of the year. To apply please contact Band Secretary Sharon Milner on...
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    Bestwood Black Diamonds New Musical Director

    Bestwood Black Diamonds are delighted to announce the appointment of there New Musical Director Colin Hartley. Colin brings a wealth of experience to the band and we are looking forward to a long and successful relationship. Colin starts on the 4th of June and his first concert is at Belper...
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    Bestwood Black Diamonds Require a New Musical Director

    Bestwood Black Diamonds 4th section band based in Bestwood Village Nottingham require a new Musical Director. The band has a full diary of concerts and contests throughout the year. Anyone interested in the position can they please contact the Band Secretary Sharon Milner on the following e-mail...
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    Bestwood Black Diamonds 65th Anniversary

    The band are to celebrate their 65th Anniversary this June, and are hoping to organise an event to celebrate this. Although the band has been in existence longer and known then as the ‘Calverton & Bestwood Colliery Silver Prize Band, split from Calverton to then form 2 new bands in 1945. The...
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    Urgent Solo Horn needed for Saturday

    Bestwood Black Diamonds urgently need a solo horn dep for a concert that takes place this Saturday evening the 4th of December at St Paul's Church Carlton in Nottingham. The concert starts at 7.30pm anyone who can help us out please ring Band Manager Richard Greenwood on 07977610385.
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    2nd Horn for Butlins

    Hi, Bestwood Black Diamonds are looking for a 2nd Horn player to play at Butlins and maybe the areas in 2011. Butlins piece is Contrasts by Darrol Barry and the area piece is Prelude, Song and Dance by John Golland. Anyone interested please either send me a P.M. or give me a ring on 07977610385.
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    Bestwood Black Diamonds celebrate Grant Success

    Bestwood Welfare ‘Black Diamonds’ Band who are based in Bestwood Village Nottingham are delighted to announce that they have been successful in their application for a grant from The Awards For All which is a joint grants programme supported by Arts Council England, Big Lottery Fund, Heritage...
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    Darley Dale Cricket club Concerts

    Hi Bestwood are playing on Sunday 21st of June at Darley Dale Cricket Club . I was wondering whether anyone knew what date the actual concerts start. We are looking forward to going as we always enjoyed playing at the Three Stags
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    Drumathon for Comic Relief

    Bestwood Black Diamonds are holding a Drumathon on Saturday the 7th of March for Comic Relief at the Bestwood Village Community Centre Bestwood Village Nottingham. The drumathon will run from 10am till 10pm and various members of the band will keep the drum rolling for the complete 12 hours...
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    Band Required

    Bestwood were approached on Monday evening by the Ilkeston Round Table. Unfortunatly they have been let down by another band. They are holding there annual ladies night this Saturday evening at the Novotel hotel in Sandiacre just off junction 25 of the M1, they require a band from 7.30pm till...
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    NEMBBA Annual Junior Solo & Quartet Contest

    NEMBBA annual junior solo & quartet contest takes place at Bestwood Welfare Bestwood Village on Sunday the 30th of November commencing at 10am the following classes for the contest are: Novice Slow Melody- Aged under 17 years old on the day of the contest and never won a prize and not entered...
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    Bestwood Welfare Black Diamonds Celebrate Grant Success

    PRESS RELEASE Bestwood Welfare Black Diamonds Celebrate Grant Success Bestwood Welfare ‘Black Diamonds’ Band who are based in Bestwood Village Nottingham are delighted to announce that they have been successful in their application for a grant from The Grassroots Grant Programme which...
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    Arrival and departure at Bestwood Black Diamonds

    Bestwood Black Diamonds are pleased to announce that Sue Woolley has joined the band on solo cornet. Sue has been playing in our recent concerts over the last few weeks. Also we have to announce the departure after a short time in the band of our Solo Baritone player Craig Anderson who has...
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    New Arrival at Bestwood

    Bestwood Black Diamonds are pleased to welcome Craig Anderson to the band on Baritone. Craig joins the band from Carlton Brass and we hope that he has a successful and enjoyable time with the band. Craig joins us ahead of a very busy Summer of concerts.
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    NEMBBA Contest At Derby

    As the annual contest is drawing nearer, who is going whether you are playing or spectating? Its at Rolls Royce, Derby, this Sunday 10th February, 11.30am start. My wife and I will be going as spectators as Bestwood are not going this year.
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    Midland Area 2008 Entries

    The entries for the 2008 Midland Area contest are now on the Midland area website which is www.mabbc.org.
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    Bestwood WElfare Black Diamonds Celebrate a Substantial Donation

    Bestwood Welfare'Black Diamonds' who are based in Bestwood Village Nottingham are delighted to annonuce that they have received a donation of £1,000 from local County Councillor Joe Lonergan.The money has come from the Electoral Division Initative budget.Each County Councillor receives £7,500...
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    Bestwood Welfare Black Diamonds Celebrate Grant Success

    Bestwood Welfare 'Black Diamonds' Band who are based in Bestwood Village Nottingham are delighted to announce that they have been successful in their application for a grant from the Local Network Fund which is administered by the Nottinghamshire Community Foundation. The band which has been...
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    Who is going see to see Grimethorpe on Saturday in Nottingham

    Just wondered who else is going to see Grimethorpe play at the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham this Saturday night. We have got 15 going from Bestwood that also includes friends and family as well. So who else out their is going.
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    Shirebrook Entertainment Contest 7th October

    Just as a matter of interest I was wondering what bands other than Strata Brass, Whitwell and Thoresby Youth are playing on Sunday. The contest is at the Kissingate Leisure Centre in Shirebrook. I am sure someone in TMP world will have a bit more detail than I have regarding times and so forth.
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